- Archaeological dig uncovers base of Civil War cotton gin Updated: May-21-15 11:28 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - An engineering crew in Franklin has uncovered the base of a Civil War cotton gin archaeologists have been searching for since 2009.
- Developer to preserve southwest Utah archaeological site Updated: May-19-15 5:07 am
ST. GEORGE, Utah - The secrets of an ancestral Puebloan pit house in southwestern Utah will be discovered another day after a conservation agreement between archaeologists, state officials and a developers.
- King Tut's tomb re-creation at Grand Rapids Public Museum Updated: May-15-15 4:14 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - King Tut was a minor Egyptian pharaoh, lost to history beneath the sands of the Egyptian desert for more than three-and-a-half millennia.
- UN says destruction of Mideast historical sites 'war crime' Updated: May-13-15 9:21 am
CAIRO - The chief of the U.N.'s education and culture agency launched a dramatic appeal in Cairo on Wednesday, saying that the destruction and looting of archaeological sites in the Middle East - such as the rampage perpetrated by the Islamic Sate group in Iraq - should be condemned as a "war crime."
- Iraq says IS demolishes ruins to cover up looting operations Updated: May-12-15 2:54 am
BAGHDAD - The videos of Islamic State militants destroying ancient artifacts in Iraq's museums and blowing up 3,000-year-old temples are chilling enough, but one of Iraq's top antiquities officials is now saying the destruction is a cover for an even more sinister activity - the systematic looting of Iraq's cultural heritage.
- Fire, drone expose scale of prehistoric rock formations Updated: May-09-15 2:04 pm
GREAT FALLS, Montana - Cutting-edge archaeological work that included use of a drone and prescribed fire has unearthed previously unknown information about a one-of-a-kind Native American archaeological site in northeastern Montana dating back thousands of years.
- Archaeologists unearth artifacts dating back 8,000 years Updated: May-08-15 5:05 pm
CANTON, Kentucky - Hundreds of artifacts, some dating back almost 8,000 years, have been discovered at the construction site of the new Lake Barkley bridge in Canton.
- Archaeologist discovers house, tool cache during Sandy dig Updated: May-01-15 11:33 am
SANDY, Utah - It was the sight of out-of-place dark soil that led archaeologist Michael Hori to halt a gas company's digging at a Sandy park.
- Utah Navajo lead push for new conservation area Updated: Apr-26-15 1:59 pm
BLUFF, Utah - Utah Navajos are leading a campaign to create a new conservation area in the southeastern corner of the state to stake a claim to what they consider their homeland.